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The Second Meeting of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom-2) for the Second Phase of WSIS took place in Geneva (Switzerland) from 17 to 25 February 2005.



 Press Releases

25 February 2005: Tunis ‘Summit of Solutions’ Takes Shape at Second Preparatory Meeting. Financial Mechanisms Agreed and the Way Forward Outlined.

17 February 2005: Over CHF 1.3 million in new WSIS contributions confirmed. More than half the fundraising goal of CHF 5 million reached.


 Meeting Highlights

24-25 February 2005

22-23 February 2005

18-21 February 2005

17 February 2005


 Press Conferences

25 February: Closing press conference

16 February: Opening press conference



Statement at the Opening Ceremony by Mr. Yoshio Utsumi, ITU Secretary-General 

Statement at the Opening Ceremony by Mr. Mountassar Ouaili, Minister of Communication Technologies (Tunisia) [Arabic]

Statement at the Opening Ceremony by Mr. Moritz Leuenberger, Chef du Département fédéral de l’environnement, des transports, de l’énergie et de la communication (Switzerland) [French]

Opening remarks by Mr. Janis Karklins, President of PrepCom of the Tunis phase of WSIS


 Accreditation and Contacts

Media Accreditation for Prepcom-2 is closed.

  • For media accreditation concerning Prepcom-3, click here.
  • For media accreditation concerning the second phase of the Summit, click here.

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